Directions and Travel

Mardyke Arena, Cork

Mardyke Arena, Mardyke Walk, University College Cork

By car/on foot:
Coming out of Cork City, travel down Washington Street leading onto Western Road (N22). Pass the River Lee Hotel on your left and turn right at the next set of traffic lights (at the intersection with O'Donovan Road). Turn left onto Mardyke Walk just after the traffic lights. The Mardyke Arena is at the end of the road on the right hand side.

***There is free on-street parking on Mardyke Walk on Saturday and Sunday***


Getting to Cork

By car:
The AA Route Planner plans journeys to Cork from all over the island of Ireland.

By bus:
Bus Eireann runs buses that service every major town in the country. Information on timetables and fares can be found at
Aircoach operate a route between Cork and Dublin seven days a week. Check for more details. 

City Link operate a route connecting Galway, Limerick, Cork and onto Cork airport.

Dublin Coach operate a route connecting Cork and Dublin via Waterford and

By rail:
Irish Rail run hourly trains to Cork from Dublin stopping at intermediate stations. Trains also run regularly from other major towns and cities in the country. Full details of fares, timetables and and online booking facility can be found on the Irish Rail website:

By air:
Cork Airport operates flights from Cork to Dublin and many other British and European airports including Belfast, London, Edinburgh, Liverpool and Manchester. Details of flights and links to the relevant airline's websites can be found at